Special Correspondent

Thiruvananthapuram: About 500 children from all over the district participated in various competitions organised by the Thiruvananthapuram Bala Sabha here on Wednesday in connection with the 12th anniversary of the Kudumbasree District Mission.

Thiruvananthapuram East MLA V. Sivankutty inaugurated the District Balolsavam. V.V. Haripriya Devi, coordinator, Kudumbasree District Mission, presided. R. Parvathy Devi, PRO, Kudumbasree, and other officials of the district mission were present on the occasion.

The students competed in various categories, including story, poetry and essay writing, painting and cartoon contests.